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Exhibition Examines Clothing as a Material in Art

September 28, 2015
Communications Staff
Photo credit: Jeong Hyun Hwang

On display at the Allen Memorial Art Museum through December 13, Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art examines contemporary approaches to clothing as a material in art. The exhibition highlights works by 30 international artists, including Joseph Beuys, First Thursday Speaker Jim Dine, Leonardo Drew, and Doris Salcedo.

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Winter Term in Oberlin: 2020

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Winter Term is a time of year when Oberlin students are encouraged to conduct independent or group projects outside of courses related to their majors. Pursuits can be done on or off campus with students choosing to work almost anywhere on the map. This year we highlight some of the work by the more than 900 students who completed projects in Oberlin.
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February 5, 2020
In this photo series, we walk with the dinosaurs in Cleveland and visit a congressional intern in Washington, D.C., before coming back home to Oberlin to watch the Wild Beast of the Bungalow take over the stage in Warner Concert Hall; go snowboarding in Hales Gym; and sit in on a gallery talk, book art class, choir practice, an academic retreat, and a dance performance.
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The assistant curator of academic programs at the Allen Memorial Art Museum works to find new ways to support the intellectual, professional, and personal development of students and faculty.